‘DC Comics: Year by Year’ is a slipcased hardback perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in comic book lore.
The ‘Star Wars: Ultimate Pop Up Galaxy’ brings the saga to life in an amazing feat of cardboard engineering.
Instragram sensation ‘Strange Planet’ has arrived in book form. It’s designed to make you laugh & fill festive foot fabric tubes everywhere.
Stay on target with ‘The Rebel Starfighters Owners Workshop Manual.’ Everything you ever wanted to know about maintaining your X-Wing.
‘Big Ideas for Curious Minds’ will help your child understand themselves and the wider world. This excellent book will help bring families closer together.
Seeing Gender is an excellent book about free expression and understanding the multi-faced subject of gender identity.
We love books and boardgames here at GeekDad and we love this book about boardgames too! Ian Livingstone’s ‘Board Games in 100 Moves.’
‘You Smell!’ and ‘Poo!’ two excellent books that will help slake your child’s fascination with bodily functions.
‘Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life’ from DK Books. Everything you ever wanted to know about life before humans in a single awesome volume.
A history of female DC characters and creators, ‘Women of Action’ is a lovingly crafted homage to some of greatest ever comic book characters.
‘Flight’ by Zack Scott offers a detailed look at the physics and engineering of flight. It’s a sumptuous visual history of aircraft.
This Week’s Word Is “Wonderland.” This week I bring you a classic story, but not in a book, in a box. Laurence Kings’s Alice in Wonderland Story Box lets children retell Lewis Carroll’s classic, whilst making an 8-foot-long story in the process. I reviewed a similar product back in 2016 and this one is just as much […]
‘The Truth Pixie Goes to School’ A wonderful rhyming children’s story that extol’s the virtues of being the “best you can be.”
DK’s ‘My Very Important World’ is perfect for explaining the world to our children, whilst putting them at the heart of it.
This one is a little leftfield compared with my usual Word Wednesday fare, but why not come on a trip with me to the Bauhaus Ballet?
‘Science Ninjas: Big Trouble with Simple Machines’ is a perfect introduction to the principles of engineering.
Celebrate the wonder of “America’s Best Idea,” with these National Park Posters. Check out the post for retro feels and a discount code too!
“Ask a Scientist” The best baby shower gift nobody will receive! A brilliant science book invaluable for parents with inquisitive children.
‘Signs and Symbols’ is a social and cultural history primer told from through the medium of symbols. It’s fascinating from start to finish.
When a book about evolution drops through my letterbox, I pretty much know it will end up in a Word Wednesday column. Particularly if it’s are as gorgeous as Sabina Radeva’s retelling of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.
‘Be a Super Awesome Photographer’ will help your kids release their inner artist and unleash the power of their phone camera.
DK has 2 books perfect for ‘Toy Story’ fans. The ‘Disney·Pixar Character Encyclopedia’ and the ‘Toy Story 4: Official Guide.’
Love technical specs? Love diagrams? Love TIE fighters? Then the TIE Fighter Owners’ Workshop Manual is just for you!
DK’s ‘Science You Can Eat’ is filled with fascinating information and experiements to help your child understand what happens when they eat.
‘Speak Up!’ Find your voice with the help of Tampon Tax campaginer Laura Coryton. It’s a vital vibrant book for our times.
Hello World by Hannah Fry is a fascinating look at the algorithms that govern our lives. It examines the good and bad of machine learning and asks important questions, such as should a computer be in charge of clinical diagnosis or criminal sentencing, and can an algorithm be an artist?
For Word Wednesday this week, it’s something of an honor to review a book by an author who created one of my favorite books of all time.
Who doesn’t love a quiz? Awesome pictures and fascinating facts packaged to promote some healthy competition. It’s General Knowledge Genius!
‘Inventing Ourselves’ by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. Possibly the book every parent of teenagers should read.
DK Books once again prove they are King of the Dinosaurs with the excellent ‘What’s Where on Earth: Dinosaurs’